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Best in Snow Skijor Race

Saturday, March 1, 2014 10:00 am

Go Dog North Shore
Grand Marais, MN 55604

Go Dog North Shore is pleased to announce the first ever “Best in Snow Skijor Race” to be held Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at the George Washington Pines Ski Trail outside of Grand Marais, Minnesota.
The “Best in Snow Skijor Race” is a fun event that celebrates our relationships with our dogs, encourages us to live active lifestyles with our dogs, utilizes local dog-friendly ski trails, promotes the sport of skijoring and fosters partnerships with local business’s, non-profits, government agencies and individuals.
10 a.m. – 12 noon Fee Skijoring clinic
Two timed races from 12 noon on: a two mile race and a four mile race.
Each race will be capped at fifteen teams.
Teams are limited to one dog per skier and there is a $25 entry fee required per team, per race.
The “Best in Snow Skijor Race” will be held in conjunction with the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic’s community-wide active living campaign “Move It” during the month of February.
Local skijorers are encouraged to participate in “Move It” as a way to prepare for the “Best in Snow Skijor Race” on March 1st.
Prizes will be awarded to the top teams in each race.

Skijoring is a winter sport where a person on cross-country skis is pulled by a dog. The “Best in Snow Skijor Race” is a fundraiser for Go Dog North Shore and is geared towards experienced skijorers as well as beginners.

Go Dog North Shore is a new non-profit organization based in Grand Marais that aims to promote healthy and active human and dog relationships on Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior.
More information about Go Dog North Shore is available online at Go Dog North Shore
“Best in Snow Skijor Race” information, including details on registration and volunteer opportunities, is available from Cathy Quinn at (218) 370-9494 or via email at quinn@boreal.org.

Admission: $25.00 entry fee per team
Categories: Active

For more information
Visit: http://www.godognorthshore.org
Call: 218-380-9494
Email: quinn@boreal.org